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The Night With… Joanna Nicholson and Emma Lloyd

  • Doors open at 19:30
  • 14+, under 16s with responsible adult

Joanna Nicholson and Emma Lloyd perform an evening of music for clarinet, violin and electronics in Edinburgh. The programme includes: Kaija Saariaho – Vent Nocturne Yannis Kyriakides – Flock Timothy Cooper – Shimmering Matthew Whiteside – new work Nina Whiteman – new work Jonathan Nangle – Our Headlights Blew Softly Into the Black, Illuminating Very Little Kerry Hagan – Requiem Ken Ueno – Vedananupassana

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PICTISH TRAIL (full band)

  • Doors open at 20:00
  • 18+

It's true. I'm coming back to Edinburgh, with my full band, for a special party. If you are the sort of person that likes to shake their buttocks whilst listening to what can only be described as the best songs in Christendom, I really think you should come along. I really do.

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Balkanarama Edinburgh presents Hallouminati

  • Doors open at 22:00
  • 18+

Come celebrate arrival of the spring, and dance away a very special night to the sweet sounds of live music as well as our aaaaamazing Balkan Beats DJs!

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CIGARETTES AFTER SEX

  • Doors open at 19:00
  • 14+, under 16s with responsible adult

Cigarettes After Sex is an ambient pop collective led by songwriter Greg Gonzalez & is currently based out of Brooklyn, NY.

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Chris Brookmyre: Want You Gone, BOOK LAUNCH

  • Doors open at 19:00
  • 14+, under 16s with responsible adult

Blackwell’s Bookshop is delighted to welcome back bestselling crime writer Chris Brookmyre to launch his latest Jack Parlabane novel Want You Gone, follow-up to his award-winning Black Widow.

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The Eclectica Experiment

  • Doors open at 19:30
  • 18+

Hosted by unconventional whisky Black Bottle, the Eclectica Experiment in the atmospheric 18th century vaulted cellars of The Caves is all about stepping out of your comfort zone and discovering new experiences - and our line-up features exciting artists from across music, spoken word, dance and comedy. We've lined up Iklan – the brand-new collaboration between Timothy London, co-producer of the first Young Fathers album, and experimental dark-pop queen Law Holt and the Leith Congregational Choir – plus the epic lo-fi of Neil Pennycook and Meursault, alt-folk songwriter Faith Eliott and the loud, dark, synth-fuelled electro of Future Get Down.

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GamesAreForEveryone Volume V

  • Doors open at 20:00
  • 18+

GamesAreForEveryone returns! Come join us for Volume.V on Friday 21st April as we turn The Caves in Edinburgh into an amazing one-night-only combination of club and indie arcade. From jostle-inducing multiplayer games, and alternative controllers; to quieter, more personal experiences, and beating neon hearts. Hit buttons, flail arms, chase ghosts, shout obscenities, laugh, cheer, jump, and hug it out!

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William McCarthy of AUGUSTINES

  • Doors open at 19:00
  • 14+, under 16s with responsible adult

Music for the People Tour 2017, relocated to The Caves from Electric Circus.

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Zahed Sultan|Resonance|UK TOUR 2017

  • Doors open at 19:00
  • 14+, under 16s with responsible adult

Multimedia artist, Zahed Sultan, presents 'Resonance' for his debut performance effort across the UK. ‘Resonance’ is an evolving audio-visual project that adopts an immersive approach to live performance. For his UK Tour, Zahed will integrate music with light in a live context while requiring sensory participation from an audience. ‘Resonance’ will blur the lines between what is real and what is perceived.

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Kapital presents Gaiser’s new Album Tour III

  • Doors open at 23:00
  • 18+

We are very pleased to announce that our second booking of the year is back in The Caves for Gaiser's new album tour III. The last time we had Gaiser in The Caves ended up being a very special night indeed, so we are extremely excited by this one! x

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